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Poster: cashel Date: Mar 25, 2004 7:40pm
Forum: prelinger Subject: Is it time for an Ivan Besse documentary ?

We have a vast resource of freely available images filmed by Mr.Besse in the small USA country town of Britton in 1938.. Any comments or ideas ?

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Poster: Rick Prelinger Date: Mar 26, 2004 2:52pm
Forum: prelinger Subject: Re: Is it time for an Ivan Besse documentary ?

I brought the films to Britton in 1991. It was an amazing experience. Ivan is still living, though quite elderly (94), and recently there's been talk about my doing another show in Britton within the next year.

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Poster: cashel Date: Mar 26, 2004 3:24pm
Forum: prelinger Subject: Re: Is it time for an Ivan Besse documentary ?

I almost feel that I have lived in Britton. Every Wednesday, I get the local newspaper by email and each week, they have several nice old photographs. I also visit the cinema website. The town seems to have an optimism that is so often lacking elsewhere